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Considering Sloterdijk

I am reading Melissa Cefkin's "Close Encounters: Anthropologists in the Corporate Arena" (Journal of Business Anthropology, Vol. 1(1). As C…

Started by John McCreery in The OAC Forum

11 Mar 3
Reply by Huon Wardle

IS IT THE EFFECT OF POSTMODERNITY?

I am not really convinced that Filipinos and Americans wanted change when they voted for Duterte and Trump respectively. I also do not thin…

Started by M Izabel in The OAC Forum

6 Feb 25
Reply by Cecilia Montero Mórtola

Only public vision?

Started by Cecilia Montero Mórtola in The OAC Forum

2 Feb 14
Reply by John McCreery

Mi'kmaq Nation applies for title over northern New Brunswick, Canada

Interesting things happening in my neck of the woods surrounding indigenous land claims, specifically for the Mi'kmaq. I've attached two ar…

Started by Abram Lutes in The OAC Forum

0 Feb 6

Is Anthropology enough?

 A long time ago many of us, and with all the big changes that the globalization has made on the societies We began to see how tools and o…

Started by Cecilia Montero Mórtola in The OAC Forum

14 Feb 3
Reply by Michael Scroggins

Moderated Minds: Is Savage Minds a "Safe Space"?

Moderated Minds:  Is Savage Minds a “Safe Space”?       It’s a real shame.  To my knowledge there are only two well-established anthropolo…

Started by Lee Drummond in The OAC Forum

80 Jan 14
Reply by John McCreery

Cosmopolitics: The Collected Papers of the Open Anthropology Cooperative, Volume I -- Discussion

We did it. The Cooperative finally brought out the first volume of its collected papers. Here we have papers and interventions by Hart, Sha…

Started by Huon Wardle in The OAC Forum

0 Jan 9

The polls got it wrong, again... The end of 'social science'? Time to stop predicting and start listening...

This is clearly the end of the line for the hierarchy of social 'science' in its current form. They used to call it 'armchair' anthropology…

Started by Huon Wardle in The OAC Forum

53 Dec 4, 2016
Reply by Cecilia Montero Mórtola

Industrial labour in India: the view from Lancashire

This discussion started out as a review of Jonathan Parry, Jan Breman and Karin Kapadia eds The Worlds of Indian Industrial Labour (Sage, 1…

Started by Keith Hart in The OAC Forum

0 Dec 1, 2016

Ego Condoms

The following essay is cross-posted with permission of the author from Dead Voles. Given our recent discussion of *safe spaces,* Lee, in pa…

Started by John McCreery in The OAC Forum

0 Nov 17, 2016

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